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Nguyen to Lead Design Lab at UC San Diego

March 18, 2021

On March 24, 2021, UNC Center for Community Capital (CCC) Director Mai Thi Nguyen will become faculty director of the Design Lab at the University of California, San Diego. As an associate professor in the department of city and regional … Continued

The Anthropology of Air Conditioning in the Arab Gulf

February 16, 2021

“We have come to live a life that is almost exclusively indoors–from air-conditioned houses to air-conditioned cars, offices, malls…” said Marwa Koheji of her native Bahrain. “Indeed, when I learned that more than 60 percent of electricity in the Arab … Continued